By Adam Nevill
Some doorways are larger left closed—a spine-chilling horror novel from a brand new talent
In Barrington condo, an upmarket block in London, there's an empty condo. nobody is going in and no one comes out, and it's been that method for 50 years, until the evening a watchman hears a disturbance after middle of the night and is attracted to examine. What he studies is sufficient to switch his existence forever. Soon after, a young American girl, Apryl, arrives at Barrington condo. She's been left an house by means of her mysterious nice Aunt Lillian who died in unusual situations. Rumors declare Lillian used to be mad, yet her diary indicates she was once implicated in a terrible and inexplicable occasion a long time in the past. made up our minds to profit whatever of this eccentric girl, Apryl starts off to resolve the hidden tale of Barrington condo. She discovers remodeling, evil strength nonetheless inhabits the development, and that the entrance to condo sixteen is a gateway to anything altogether extra terrifying.
Read or Download Apartment 16 PDF
Best horror books
This sequence offers Clark Ashton Smith's fiction chronologically, in keeping with composition instead of e-book. Editors Scott Connors and Ron Hilger have in comparison unique manuscripts, a variety of typescripts, released variants, and Smith's notes and letters, in an effort to organize a definitive set of texts.
Curse of the outdated Gypsy Man…
Billy Halleck, solid husband, loving father, is either beneficiary and sufferer of the yankee sturdy lifestyles: he has a dear domestic, a pleasant relations, and a lucrative occupation as a legal professional. yet he's additionally fifty kilos obese and, as his health professional retains reminding him, heading into center assault country.
Then, in a second of carelessness, Billy sideswipes an previous gypsy girl as she is crossing the street—and her historic father passes a strange and poor judgment on him.
“Thinner,” the outdated gypsy guy whispers, and caresses his cheeks like a lover. only one word…but six weeks later and ninety-three kilos lighter, Billy Halleck is greater than anxious. He’s terrified. And determined sufficient for one final gamble…that will lead him to a nightmare showdown with the forces of evil melting his flesh away.
The muses are monsters. With them, we are living and die.
Since his earliest tales, Brian Keene has deconstructed the mystique of the writing lifestyles. Isolation, relationships misplaced, lengthy hours, inconsistent paychecks, heartbreak are all a part of the task. Keene has unflinchingly laid naked the realities of the full-time author. the place we are living and Die collects Brian Keene's top tales concerning the writing lifestyles, together with his metafictional ghost tale masterpiece "The woman at the Glider," a glimpse of Adam Senft (from Keene's darkish hole and Ghost stroll) in Hell, and a never-before-printed spoken note poem encapsulating the historical past of the horror style. the place we are living and Die is a masterful assortment via a Grandmaster of Horror and a fictional guidebook for the operating author.
Proud and lovely, Heaven got here again to the hills-- to upward push eventually above her family's disgrace! As Logan's bride, she could enjoy now the affection she had searched for see you later. And loose from her father's clutches, she may dwell back in her backwoods city, a revered instructor and loved spouse. yet after a marriage journey to Boston's Farthinggale Manor and a lavish, dependent occasion, Heaven and Logan are persuaded to stick.
- So Now You're a Zombie: A Handbook for the Newly Undead
- Meeting Evil: A Novel
- The Way Home
- The House of Thunder
- Sole Survivor
Additional info for Apartment 16
Shouted Blimpman as he dropped anchor near Chief Van Hooter’s car and handed the breathless criminatrix down to a gaggle of horny cops. ” said the exasperated Chief Van Hooter. “We almost 49 had that no-good skinhead scalped, but now he’s blimped off to bumfuck! ” “Leave it to me, Chief. ” As the first fingers of dawn twiddled over the sleepy midwestern fishing village of Pleasanton, two figures could be seen loitering beneath a double-parked zeppelin in the middle of the bridge called Loser’s Leap, sharing a bottle and watching the sunrise.
Blimpman! Able to soar effortlessly through the stratosphere thanks to his astounding discovery of the Weight-Loss Ray, Roger’s crime-fighting alter ego was well known and well respected throughout the pleasant town of Pleasanton. So why, Roger often asked himself on days like these, as he endured the snickers of schoolchildren and the condescension of his colleagues in the advanced weight-loss sciences, why did he still bother playing the role of Roger Bigelow, the fat, overweight, obese, lard-butted senior engineer of Sta-Slim Research?
I said not to worry about it and we wrestled some more. Then I bashed his head in for awhile with a two-byfour until he stopped moving and squirming around. He lay there like the empty husk of a goddamned June bug. I dug a hole with a garden hoe and nudged Dad into the hole with my foot and then I filled the hole back in. We need to get a gravestone. Write that down. They sell them at Wal-Mart for, like, real cheap. We also need to get the basement carpeted. ” I stared at the crumbs on my plate.